Biology: General Courses (BIOG)Agriculture and Life Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2020-2021.

BIOG 1140

The course offers an introduction to biology at the cell and molecular levels, including cell function, energetics, Mendelian genetics, molecular genetics, DNA technology and evolution. The emphasis is ... view course details

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Syllabi: 3 available
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2291BIOG 1140  LEC 001

    • MWWarren Hall 401
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Turgeon, R

  • Instruction Mode: In Person Transition to Online
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

  • 19624BIOG 1140  LEC 002

  • Instruction Mode: In Person Transition to Online
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

  • 20792BIOG 1140  LEC 003

    • MWOnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Turgeon, R

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  • 21756BIOG 1140  LEC 004

    • MWOnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Turgeon, R

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  2321BIOG 1140  DIS 201

  • Instruction Mode: In Person Transition to Online
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

  •  2322BIOG 1140  DIS 202

    • WSavage Hall 200
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Turgeon, R

  • Instruction Mode: In Person Transition to Online
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

  •  2323BIOG 1140  DIS 203

  • Instruction Mode: In Person Transition to Online
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

  •  2324BIOG 1140  DIS 204

  • Instruction Mode: In Person Transition to Online
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

  •  2325BIOG 1140  DIS 205

  • Instruction Mode: In Person Transition to Online
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

  •  2326BIOG 1140  DIS 206

  • Instruction Mode: In Person Transition to Online
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

  •  2330BIOG 1140  DIS 207

    • MOnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Turgeon, R

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  2331BIOG 1140  DIS 208

    • WOnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Turgeon, R

  • Instruction Mode: Online

BIOG 1250

A first-year seminar that provides an opportunity for students to participate in a small group, interactive course with a biologist. Students will develop critical thinking skills by exploring topics in ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Seven Week - Second. 

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  • Topic: The Age of Contagion: The Rise and Fall of Viruses

  • 21703BIOG 1250  SEM 101

    • FOnline Meeting
    • Oct 21 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Fieweger, R

      Weaver, A

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    BIOG 1250 descriptions can be found by using the following link. https://biology.cornell.edu/academics/bio-1250-seminars/

BIOG 1440

An introductory physiology course intended for freshman and sophomore biology majors and other students majoring in life sciences. The course integrates physiology from the cell to the organism with comparisons ... view course details

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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2266BIOG 1440  LEC 001

    • MWOnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Buchon, N

      Gilbert, C

      Selvaraj, V

      Shapleigh, J

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    Biological Sciences majors must take this course for a letter grade. If enrollment in lecture and sections for BioG 1440 is closed/full, you can attend the first lecture and the discussion section of your choice during the first week of classes in August. There you will have the opportunity to fill out a form requesting to add or change section in the course. Students will be notified if space becomes available. This course will require a permission code to add and switch sections on the first day of class. Do not try to switch your section without a permission code.

  •  2306BIOG 1440  DIS 201

    • ROnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Buchon, N

      Gilbert, C

      Selvaraj, V

      Shapleigh, J

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  2307BIOG 1440  DIS 202

    • ROnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Buchon, N

      Gilbert, C

      Selvaraj, V

      Shapleigh, J

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  2308BIOG 1440  DIS 203

    • ROnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Buchon, N

      Gilbert, C

      Selvaraj, V

      Shapleigh, J

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  2309BIOG 1440  DIS 204

    • ROnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Buchon, N

      Gilbert, C

      Selvaraj, V

      Shapleigh, J

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  2310BIOG 1440  DIS 205

    • ROnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Buchon, N

      Gilbert, C

      Selvaraj, V

      Shapleigh, J

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  2311BIOG 1440  DIS 206

    • ROnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Buchon, N

      Gilbert, C

      Selvaraj, V

      Shapleigh, J

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  2312BIOG 1440  DIS 207

    • ROnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Buchon, N

      Gilbert, C

      Selvaraj, V

      Shapleigh, J

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  2313BIOG 1440  DIS 208

    • ROnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Buchon, N

      Gilbert, C

      Selvaraj, V

      Shapleigh, J

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  2314BIOG 1440  DIS 209

    • ROnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Buchon, N

      Gilbert, C

      Selvaraj, V

      Shapleigh, J

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  2315BIOG 1440  DIS 210

    • ROnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Buchon, N

      Gilbert, C

      Selvaraj, V

      Shapleigh, J

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  2316BIOG 1440  DIS 211

    • ROnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Buchon, N

      Gilbert, C

      Selvaraj, V

      Shapleigh, J

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  2317BIOG 1440  DIS 212

    • ROnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Buchon, N

      Gilbert, C

      Selvaraj, V

      Shapleigh, J

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  2318BIOG 1440  DIS 213

    • FOnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Buchon, N

      Gilbert, C

      Selvaraj, V

      Shapleigh, J

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  2319BIOG 1440  DIS 214

    • FOnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Buchon, N

      Gilbert, C

      Selvaraj, V

      Shapleigh, J

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  2404BIOG 1440  DIS 215

    • FOnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Buchon, N

      Gilbert, C

      Selvaraj, V

      Shapleigh, J

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  2405BIOG 1440  DIS 216

    • FOnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Buchon, N

      Gilbert, C

      Selvaraj, V

      Shapleigh, J

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  2467BIOG 1440  DIS 217

    • FOnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Buchon, N

      Gilbert, C

      Selvaraj, V

      Shapleigh, J

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  2468BIOG 1440  DIS 218

    • FOnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Buchon, N

      Gilbert, C

      Selvaraj, V

      Shapleigh, J

  • Instruction Mode: Online

BIOG 1445

Designed primarily for freshman and sophomore biology majors who desire an introduction to concepts of physiology. The course focuses on the understanding of how different biological organisms (animals, ... view course details

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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  2533BIOG 1445  LEC 001

    • TOnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Campbell, D

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    First lecture is Wednesday, September 2nd. This is a one-time-only Wednesday lecture. Course will change to instructor consent and require a permission code to enroll after first lecture. No admittance after first week.

BIOG 1500

Designed for biology majors to provide lab experience with emphasis on processes of scientific investigations and to promote communication, literacy and collaboration in science. Students gain expertise ... view course details

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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory.

  • 2 Credits Graded

  •  2265BIOG 1500  LEC 001

    • TOnline Meeting
    • Sep 8 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Castelli, F

      Sarvary, M

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    "Lecture 0" begins the week of 8/31/20 (see syllabus for details). First live lecture is 9/8/20. Biological Sciences majors are required to take this course for a letter grade.

  •  2268BIOG 1500  LAB 401

    • TOnline Meeting
    • Sep 8 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Castelli, F

      Sarvary, M

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    "Lecture 0" begins the week of 8/31/20 (see syllabus for details). First live lab is 9/8/20.

  •  2269BIOG 1500  LAB 402

    • TOnline Meeting
    • Sep 8 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Castelli, F

      Sarvary, M

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    "Lecture 0" begins the week of 8/31/20 (see syllabus for details). First live lab is 9/8/20.

  •  2270BIOG 1500  LAB 403

    • TOnline Meeting
    • Sep 8 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Castelli, F

      Sarvary, M

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    "Lecture 0" begins the week of 8/31/20 (see syllabus for details). First live lab is 9/8/20.

  •  2271BIOG 1500  LAB 404

    • TOnline Meeting
    • Sep 8 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Castelli, F

      Sarvary, M

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    "Lecture 0" begins the week of 8/31/20 (see syllabus for details). First live lab is 9/8/20.

  •  2272BIOG 1500  LAB 405

    • TOnline Meeting
    • Sep 8 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Castelli, F

      Sarvary, M

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    "Lecture 0" begins the week of 8/31/20 (see syllabus for details). First live lab is 9/8/20.

  •  2273BIOG 1500  LAB 406

    • WOnline Meeting
    • Sep 9 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Castelli, F

      Sarvary, M

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    "Lecture 0" begins the week of 8/31/20 (see syllabus for details). First live lab is 9/9/20.

  •  2274BIOG 1500  LAB 407

    • WOnline Meeting
    • Sep 9 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Castelli, F

      Sarvary, M

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    "Lecture 0" begins the week of 8/31/20 (see syllabus for details). First live lab is 9/9/20.

  •  2275BIOG 1500  LAB 408

    • WOnline Meeting
    • Sep 9 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Castelli, F

      Sarvary, M

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    "Lecture 0" begins the week of 8/31/20 (see syllabus for details). First live lab is 9/9/20.

  •  2276BIOG 1500  LAB 409

    • WOnline Meeting
    • Sep 9 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Castelli, F

      Sarvary, M

      Sen, R

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    "Lecture 0" begins the week of 8/31/20 (see syllabus for details). First live lab is 9/9/20.

  •  2277BIOG 1500  LAB 410

    • WOnline Meeting
    • Sep 9 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Castelli, F

      Sarvary, M

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    "Lecture 0" begins the week of 8/31/20 (see syllabus for details). First live lab is 9/9/20.

  •  2278BIOG 1500  LAB 411

    • WOnline Meeting
    • Sep 9 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Castelli, F

      Sarvary, M

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    F"Lecture 0" begins the week of 8/31/20 (see syllabus for details). First live lab is 9/9/20.

  •  2279BIOG 1500  LAB 412

    • WOnline Meeting
    • Sep 9 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Castelli, F

      Sarvary, M

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    "Lecture 0" begins the week of 8/31/20 (see syllabus for details). First live lab is 9/9/20.

  •  2280BIOG 1500  LAB 413

    • WOnline Meeting
    • Sep 9 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Castelli, F

      Sarvary, M

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    "Lecture 0" begins the week of 8/31/20 (see syllabus for details). First live lab is 9/9/20.

  •  2281BIOG 1500  LAB 414

    • WOnline Meeting
    • Sep 9 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Castelli, F

      Sarvary, M

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    "Lecture 0" begins the week of 8/31/20 (see syllabus for details). First live lab is 9/9/20.

  •  2282BIOG 1500  LAB 415

    • WOnline Meeting
    • Sep 9 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Castelli, F

      Sarvary, M

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    "Lecture 0" begins the week of 8/31/20 (see syllabus for details). First live lab is 9/09/20.

  •  2283BIOG 1500  LAB 416

    • ROnline Meeting
    • Sep 10 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Castelli, F

      Sarvary, M

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    "Lecture 0" begins the week of 8/31/20 (see syllabus for details). First live lab is 9/10/20.

  •  2284BIOG 1500  LAB 417

    • ROnline Meeting
    • Sep 10 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Castelli, F

      Sarvary, M

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    "Lecture 0" begins the week of 8/31/20 (see syllabus for details). First live lab is 9/10/20.

  •  2285BIOG 1500  LAB 418

    • ROnline Meeting
    • Sep 10 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Castelli, F

      Sarvary, M

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    "Lecture 0" begins the week of 8/31/20 (see syllabus for details). First live lab is 9/10/20.

  •  2286BIOG 1500  LAB 419

    • ROnline Meeting
    • Sep 10 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Castelli, F

      Sarvary, M

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    "Lecture 0" begins the week of 8/31/20 (see syllabus for details). First live lab is 9/10/20.

  •  2287BIOG 1500  LAB 420

    • ROnline Meeting
    • Sep 10 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Castelli, F

      Sarvary, M

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    "Lecture 0" begins the week of 8/31/20 (see syllabus for details). First live lab is 9/10/20.

  •  2288BIOG 1500  LAB 421

    • ROnline Meeting
    • Sep 10 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Castelli, F

      Sarvary, M

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    "Lecture 0" begins the week of 8/31/20 (see syllabus for details). First live lab is 9/10/20.

  •  2289BIOG 1500  LAB 422

    • ROnline Meeting
    • Sep 10 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Castelli, F

      Sarvary, M

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    "Lecture 0" begins the week of 8/31/20 (see syllabus for details). First live lab is 9/10/20.

  •  2527BIOG 1500  LAB 423

    • ROnline Meeting
    • Sep 10 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Castelli, F

      Sarvary, M

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    "Lecture 0" begins the week of 8/31/20 (see syllabus for details). First live lab is 9/10/20.

  •  2528BIOG 1500  LAB 424

    • ROnline Meeting
    • Sep 10 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Castelli, F

      Sarvary, M

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    "Lecture 0" begins the week of 8/31/20 (see syllabus for details). First live lab is 9/10/20.

BIOG 2000

Registration device for students who want to take only a portion of a regular biological sciences course-for example, only the lectures or only the laboratory in a course that includes both. Only students ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1276BIOG 2000  LEC 001

    • TBA
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person Transition to Online
    Permission of department required. Students must register in 216 Stimson Hall.
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 20779BIOG 2000  LEC 002

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    Permission of department required. Students must register in 216 Stimson Hall.

BIOG 2200

The first half of the semester will focus on interpreting and evaluating scientific literature. Students will do group presentations on a primary research or review paper. The second half will cover careers ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  2114BIOG 2200  SEM 101

    • WOnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Gilbert, C

      McCaffrey, J

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    Enrollment limited to: members of the biology scholars program.

BIOG 2990

Any Cornell faculty member whose research field is biological in nature may serve as a supervisor for this course. Non-Cornell supervisors are not acceptable. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-3 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1739BIOG 2990  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research
    Students from all colleges must register for course by completing an Independent Study Form on-line at https://biology.cornell.edu/research/research-credit-biog-29904990/

BIOG 3100

This course is for students in the HHMI-Cornell Research Transfer (CURT) program, and will introduce HHMI-CURT Scholars to faculty research, include scholar presentations, and serve as a forum for HHMI-CURT ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  3117BIOG 3100  SEM 101

    • WStimson Hall 206
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • August, A

      Ragin, M

  • Instruction Mode: In Person Transition to Online
    This course is for students in the HHMI-Cornell Research Transfer (CURT) program.
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  • 20890BIOG 3100  SEM 102

    • WOnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • August, A

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    This course is for students in the HHMI-Cornell Research Transfer (CURT) program.

BIOG 3500

Do you want to use digital platforms to reach your audience and communicate science beyond conference seminars, posters and journal articles? You need a science communication strategy! Sharing scientific ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  2831BIOG 3500  LEC 001

    • TROnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Sarvary, M

  • Instruction Mode: Online

BIOG 4970

This course is designed for a student to study a problem or topic not covered in a regular course or undertake tutorial study of an independent nature in an area of interest in Biology, under the supervision ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-3 Credits Opt NoAud

  • 15963BIOG 4970  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies
    Students from all Colleges must submit a CALS Special Studies Form (Available online: http://cals.cornell.edu/academics/registrar/policies/#independent-study). Do not sign into section 601. You will be put in the course after submitting form online.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-3 Credits Opt NoAud

  • 22070BIOG 4970  IND 609

    • TBA
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Yapici, N

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

BIOG 4980

Designed to give qualified undergraduate students teaching experience through actual involvement in planning and assisting in biology courses. This experience may include supervised participation in a ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 14914BIOG 4980  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies
    Prerequisite: previous enrollment in course to be taught or equivalent. Arts students may not count this course toward graduation but may, upon petition (one time only) to their class dean, carry fewer than 12 other credits and remain in good standing. This would affect Dean's List eligibility but not eligibility for graduating with distinction. Students from all Colleges must submit a CALS Special Studies Form (Available online: https://cals.cornell.edu/undergraduate-students/student-services/academic-resources). Do not sign into section 601. You will be put in the course after submitting form online.

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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 3-4 Credits Graded

  • 15397BIOG 4980  IND 602

    • MOnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Campbell, D

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    TAs work an additional 6 hours per week in Study Center. Application form: http://www.biog1445.org/forms/ta.html.

BIOG 4990

For students with previous undergraduate experience conducting biological research at Cornell. Students enrolled for this credit should be doing independent work on their own project. Applications available ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-8 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 15010BIOG 4990  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research
    Students from all colleges must register for course by completing an Independent Study Form on-line at https://biology.cornell.edu/research/research-credit-biog-29904990/.

BIOG 6500

This course is designed for the graduate student instructors who are interested in teaching in the biological sciences. This course provides transferable pedagogical skills, focusing on discipline-based ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit S/U NoAud

  •  3321BIOG 6500  SEM 101

    • MOnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Castelli, F

      Sarvary, M

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    Must be a Graduate Student Teaching Assistant for BIOG 1500 to enroll in this course.